Linda is a church planting catalyst for the North American Mission Board and the California Southern Baptist Convention. She works with English speaking multi-ethnic churches as well as Chinese, South Asian and Middle Eastern groups in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Linda also teaches church planting, urban immersion, and cross cultural ministry classes as an adjunct at various seminaries. She has been planting churches for over 30 years. Linda is the co-author of Church Turned Inside Out, The Wholehearted Church Planter, and the Exponential eBook The Great Commission and the Rest of Creation.


Workshop Session 1: Good Cities, Good Churches
There is a growing emphasis in the world on what makes cities good for human thriving. Good churches should be one of the primary ways in which cities can become good. How can we multiply churches that are good for the flourishing of the places we live?
Time: Tuesday, 2:30 – 3:30pm
Location: Faith Hall - Room 355

Workshop Session 2: A Propensity for Density: Ministry in Dense Urban Spaces
Community often happens best in places where people are least reliant on cars. When people walk, bike, or use public transportation, they encounter one another in different ways, as well as more frequently. What does it mean to minister in the context of density?
Time: Wednesday, 8:45 – 9:45am
Location: Education Building (E1) - Room 317

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